ALDI will host a hiring event in Auburn Friday

Grocery store chain to bring jobs to its area stores

AUBURN, Ala. – Jan. 3, 2018 – ALDI will host a hiring event for its Opelika store on Friday, Jan. 4. Known for offering market-leading wages and health insurance, ALDI is one of the fastest growing retailers in the U.S., creating new opportunities for people locally and nationwide.

The hiring event supports the new, upcoming Opelika store. ALDI is investing $3.4 billion to open new stores across the country, with plans to expand to 2,500 stores nationwide by the end of 2022 from the more than 1,800 U.S. stores it currently operates.

ALDI is an award-winning employer and is nationally recognized for its commitment to employees. The company was named a National Top Workplace by Workplace Dynamics in 2017 and 2018, which recognizes organizations with the highest employee engagement. Additionally, ALDI appeared on the Forbes list of America’s Best Large Employers for the fourth consecutive year in 2018 and secured a spot on Indeed’s Best Places to Work: Compensation and Benefits award list in 2018.

What:                                    ALDI hiring event for its new upcoming store in Opelika


Positions:                            Manager Trainees, Shift Managers and Store Associates



Friday, Jan. 4, 2019
Courtyard by Marriott Auburn

2420 W. Pace Blvd.

Auburn, AL 36830

7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 Salary/Wages:                  •     Manager Trainees: $54,000 per year ($23.00 per hour averaging 45 hours per week)

  • Opportunity to earn $70,000-$75,000 per year as a Store Manager
  • Shift Managers: $16.50 per hour ($12.00 per hour plus $4.50 per hour when performing manager duties)
    • Base pay to increase after six months of employment
  • Store Associates: $12.00 per hour
    • Pay to increase after six months of employment

Job Requirements:         •   Must be 18 years or older to apply

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Must be available to work anytime between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m., Sunday-Monday
  • Retail experience preferred
  • Management experience preferred for Manager Trainees
  • Ability to lift 45 pounds

 About ALDI U.S.

A leader in the grocery retailing industry since 1976, ALDI operates more than 1,800 U.S. stores in 35 states. More than 40 million customers each month benefit from the simple, streamlined approach ALDI brings to retailing. ALDI sells frequently purchased grocery and household items, primarily under its exclusive brands, which meet or exceed national name brands on taste and quality. ALDI has been one of America’s favorite grocery retailers, and for the eighth consecutive year, the Value Leader for grocery shoppers, according to a 2018 survey of U.S. consumers by Market Force Information®*. ALDI also backs up its products with a Twice as Nice Guarantee: replacing the product AND offering a full refund. For more information about ALDI, click here.

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